Compile a list of Dallas ISD's best elementary schools, the ones that convince affluent young parents to forsake the lure of private schools or the suburbs, and Lakewood Elementary will rank at or near the top. Spend a moment browsing through the Texas Tribune's public schools explorer. Its students ... More >>
On October 1, 2009, 14-year-old Jared Williams, at the time a freshman defensive back on the Pinkston High School varsity football team, was paralyzed from the waist down in a game against North Dallas High School. As The News would explain a few days later: "He had struck his head against another p ... More >>
We're thinking the kiddos at Pinkston High School weren't having a tough time getting high last year. (The markers are streets where drug houses were located.)Tyrone Weatherall, the 35-year-old leader of the "West Side Gator Boys," pleaded guilty today to one count of conspiracy to possess wi ... More >>
Patrick MichelsChartering a new course: Mayor Tom Leppert and DISD superintendent Michael Hinojosa this morning at Dallas City Hall‚ÄčThis morning's mayor's breakfast at City Hall featured a parade of speakers covering the need for big-picture reforms in West Dallas education, the sort of shakeups t ... More >>
Andre Lewis was eight hours from being executed, until the courts realized they had made a big mistake
Forget detention. DISD means business with its new beefed-up police forceóbad business, say some employees.
Officials showed courage by cracking down on Dwaine Caraway's campaign
The untold story of Dallas' bigest-ever police corruption scandal. Part two of a special report.
How John Wiley Price and Chad Woolery have made students pawns in Dallas' racial politics
In JP Jones' court, you can be found guilty without even being charged